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Toepel, M. G.; Kuehn, Hazel L. (ed.) / The Wisconsin Blue Book, 1958

Biographies and pictures of constitutional officers, supreme court justices, members of Congress, members of legislature,   pp. [1]-68 PDF (22.7 MB)

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       TRINKE                RASMUSEN                 CLARK
     22nd District           23rd District          24th District
  WILLIAM    F. TRINKE    (Rep.) born on farm   in Wisconsin Jan. 25,
1897. Orphaned, he left school at 6th grade, and worked as farm hand,
construction laborer, building trades worker, realtor, lawyer and build-
er. In 1931 entered University of Wisconsin as an adult special, and
achieved the record of going from 6th grade to a bachelor's degree in
4 years. In 1937, at age 40, graduated from University of Wisconsin
Law School. Served as president of Walworth County Bar Association
and state commander of American Legion, 1945-46. World War I
veteran, having   served in France in 32nd     (Red Arrow) Division.
Nominated to fill the vacancy caused by death of Senator Shearer on
Oct. 8, 1948. This is his 3rd term in the senate. Home Address: Lake
  22nd senatorial district: Kenosha, Walworth Counties.
  HOLGER B. RASMUSEN (Rep.) born Apr. 26, 1894 at Superior. At-
tended elementary and high schools; Ph. G. Highland Park Colleges,
Des Moines, Iowa in 1916. In drug store business since 1912 and since
1919 owned and operated his own drug store. Has held offices in
various levels of local government including mayor of Spooner 3 terms
1942-48; civilian defense county school committee 1948-52. Active in
fraternal and civic organizations. World War I navy veteran. As-
semblyman for 3 terms, 1949, 1951, 1953. Elected in 1956 for unexpired
term  caused by resignation of Senator Rogan. Home Address: 722
Franklin Ave., Spooner.
  23rd senatorial district: Barron, -Burnett, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, Wash-
burn Counties.
  WILLIAM    WALTER CLARK       (Rep.) born Plum   City July 7, 1885.
Graduated Plum City graded school, Ellsworth High School, River Falls
Teachers College, attended University of Wisconsin. Taught number
of years in country school, high school and Wood County Agricultural
School; served as county agricultural agent. Farmer. Has acted as
town chairman of town of Hansen and chairman of Wood County Board.
Chairman of Committee on Education 1945, 1947, 1949, 1951. Member of
Legislative Council 1949, 1951, 1953, 1955 and chairman of Education
Committee of Legislative Council, 1949, 1951. Elected to assembly in
1920, and re-elected 1938, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1948, 1950. Elected to senate
1952; re-elected 1956. Member Committee on Education and Public
Welfare 1953; chairman 1955. Home Address: Route 1, Vesper.
  24th senatorial district: Clark, Portage, Wood Counties.

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